Caring for Your Cat

It is often thought that cats are quite capable of looking after themselves, however, there is lots to learn about cat care in order to give our cats the very best lives possible.

Looking for help and advice on everything cat-related? The new Help and Advice section on the Cats Protection national website has now been launched and can be found below:

For additional information and advice, visit and explore the Cat Care section on the main Cats Protection site where you will find the following:

Key cat care which includes:

  • Neutering
  • Vaccination
  • Microchipping

Essential Guides to Cat Ownership which include: 

  • Caring for your cat
  • Welcome home
  • Keeping your cat safe
  • Understanding your cat’s behaviour
  • Elderly cats
  • Feeding and Obesity
    …and many more

Veterinary Guides which include:

  • Arthritis
  • Kidney or renal disease
  • Heart murmurs
  • Cat flu
  • Cats and pregnant women
    ...and many more

Cat Behaviour
Cat care FAQs
Cat Glossary

We strongly encourage you to read through as much as possible, and to keep coming back to the site for guidance and advice.  We are here to help you give your cats a high level of welfare, to keep them happy and healthy, and to help you and your cat live together in perfect harmony.